Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 30, 1998
Learning from Linux, OS/2 and the Halloween Memos (Nov 30, 1998, 17:04)
os2hq.com discusses the Halloween documents in an OS/2
Eirik Eng, President of Troll Tech (makers of Qt) has posted a lengthy response to a KDE mailing list. (Nov 30, 1998, 15:22)
"We require closed source developers to pay, commercial
developers who make Open Source software do not pay."
IDG outputs a press release about LinuxWorld Conference and Website. (Nov 30, 1998, 14:24)
"IDG to launch LinuxWorld event and publication to serve
customers in rapidly growing Linux market."
Zero G introduces InstallAnywhere 2.5 (Nov 30, 1998, 12:14)
An installer program written in Java, supposedly runs faster
than a native binary.
Microstate Corp. offers first Open-Source web application server based on Java technology (Nov 30, 1998, 12:09)
"Adds Further Momentum To Free Software Movement". It is
licensed under the LGPL.
Infoworld: Microsoft debates easing WTS requirements. (Nov 30, 1998, 08:27)
This could be the first time in history that Microsoft has
lowered prices! Are they feeling the pinch from open source?
PC Week: Novell to open parts of NDS source code (Nov 30, 1998, 07:55)
"Novell Inc. is embracing open source code software through two
major initiatives, further pulling the open source model into the
corporate mainstream." Novell also plans to invest in Caldera,
ZDNET: InterProxy Gives Guests Easy Access (Nov 30, 1998, 07:49)
"The InterProxy is a Linux-based industrial computer in a
19-inch form factor"
UnixZone: A Unix freeware software site. (Nov 30, 1998, 07:35)
A visually pleasing website aims to provide a directory of Unix
free software, and provide news pertaining to Unix.
Australian Reseller News: Microsoft tries to counter Sun integration (Nov 30, 1998, 00:05)
"To keep rival Sun Microsystems from getting too much of a head
start, Microsoft is creating its own software infrastructure to
link network devices." (This compete's with Sun's Jini).
Microsoft At School (Nov 30, 1998, 00:02)
Joshua Kramer has put up a webpage which "deals with Microsoft
propaganda being dished out at colleges".
32BitsOnline: Caldera Linux 1.2, the Business Linux (Nov 30, 1998, 00:00)
The writer posts a review of Caldera's OpenLinux.